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Albert Lea Sunday Tribune (Newspaper) - April 9, 1979, Albert Lea, Minnesota Vol. 82, no. 84the evening Tribune single copy 20 cents Albert Lea Minnesota monday april 9, 1979 lists 181-580 14 pages by Mary Brown trip Una Blaff writer Many teachers in District 241 schools and some building administrator Are uncomfortable with an educational plan for District schools which includes the closing of one Junior High school the Transfer of ninth graders to the local senior High school and some major changes in curriculum for secondary students the plan being proposed by director of curriculum Henry guse for the 1982-83 school year has sparked controversy Between District administrators and teachers who say they fear that the administration is allowing financial pressures due to declining enrolment to override the importance of an educational plan that is Best for the students at a special hearing to be held news highlights Meany kicks off Price watch Washington map Al Cio president George Meany urged american workers today Quot to be the eyes and ears for the administration s inflation fighters Quot by monitoring Price increases around the country Meany and Alfred e. Kahn the president s anti inflation adviser were the keynote speakers at a rally to kick off the labor federation s a operation Price in a text prepared for delivery to several Hundred labor leaders at a Washington hotel. Meany pledged a a we re going to provide the Consumers View a the View from the wrong Side of the Cash Register a a Kahn a Job. Meany said would be to determine Quot which Price increases meet the consulted guidelines and which Are ripoffs. Nuclear protests Harrisburg a api a hoisting handmade signs Reading Quot no nukes is Good 1,000 people demonstrated on the Steps of Pennsylvania a Capitol while engineers tried to decontaminate a simmering reactor at three mile Island. Pennsylvania gov Dick Thornburgh was expected to announce today whether he will lift his 10-Day old advisory that pregnant women and preschool children stay at least five Miles from the crippled nuclear Plant. Quot he s just waiting for a Little bit longer period of further sustained Progress Quot press Secretary Paul Critchlow said sunday night he said Joseph Hendrie chairman of the nuclear regulatory commission and arc operations chief Harold Denton told Thornburgh sunday night that conditions were Safe enough to lift the advisory soon Tornado hit Throo states apr tornadoes struck in three Southern states causing heavy damage in one Arkansas town. A Tornado ripped through Camden Arkon sunday night injuring at least 27 persons inflicting heavy damage along a five mile Long path and leaving hundreds homeless authorities said. At least 19 other persons were injured when tornadoes hit in other parts of Arkansas authorities said. A Tornado also touched Down sunday in mount Olive la., destroying a House trailer and injuring its two occupants. Twisters also were sighted in Mississippi. Pipe line firm gives evidence Des Moines Iowa apr the company that wants to build a 476-mile crude Oil pipeline from near St. Louis mo., to South of St Paul Minn., plans to produce new evidence strengthening its Case for construction of the line at a wednesday hearing before the Iowa Commerce commission. The Northern pipeline co of Delaware inc. Is seeking approval for the line from the states of Iowa Minnesota and Missouri. The inc staff recommended approval of construction of the line last August but recommended denial of the Power of eminent Domain or condemnation. The inc staff said Northern which is owned by Koch refining co., Wichita Kan had not proved that the line was necessary. Palestinian confesses Tel Aviv Israel apr Khaled Assafi the Leader of six palestinian commandos captured at sea last week confessed that their orders were a to disembark on the israeli coast and kill As Many As possible. We were to kill anyone we encountered Quot the israeli military command reported. Quot we were not to escape a he said. Quot we were sent to die in a suicide the israeli Navy intercepted the squad aboard the cypriot ship Stefanie. Assafi said they got their orders from Abu jihad one of the Palestine liberation organization s leading planners of terrorist operations. Anti terrorist raids Rome apr anti terrorist squads have made raids in five italian cities arresting 16 persons and issuing warrants for 22 others police said. Those arrested sunday were charged with subversive association and participating in armed bands. As the raids were carried out in Rome Milan Turin Padua and Rovigo a time bomb exploded in a supermarket on the ground floor of a Rome police station causing heavy damage and injuring a policeman with flying Glass. A Telephone Sailer told the italian news Agency the bomb was planted by Quot communist at 5 d in tuesday at the Board of education auditorium at the High school several District employees will voice their concerns and offer some alternatives to guse s plan the special hearing will precede the regular monthly meeting of the school Board which will begin at 7 the same evening on the Agenda is Roger lining. High school librarian Merrill Mielke music super visor for the school District James Stoltz principal at Brookside Junior High school Jerald Beckmann president of the Albert i Tea education association and Charles Carpenter. Brookside science teacher and director of the summer science program in. One of the highlights of the hearing will probably be a presentation to be made by Stoltz who will ask the local Board to consider the implementation of a Middle school concept instead of closing a Junior High school and transferring ninth graders to the senior High Stoltz and Southwest principal Terry Moriarty Are both in favor of the Middle school idea which would probably mean that fifth sixth seventh eighth and ninth graders would be housed in the same school. This would avoid the closing of a Junior High school but would almost certainly mean that More elementary schools would be closed in the next few years than has been anticipated Stoltz who declined to go into detail about what he will Tell the Board tuesday said its unfortunate that so Many parents Are uninformed about what a going on in the school District a especially in Light of the upcoming changes a so much hinges on the april to tuesday meeting Quot he said a if i were writing a Story about it i d say that parents who Are concerned about what a going to happen to their children a education should attend Quot the idea of moving the ninth graders to the High school has raised concern of Many teachers who feel that ninth graders Are not mature enough to handle being in the same school with older students Jack Adams a graphic arts teacher at Southwest says he a does no to look favourably on the ninth graders moving to the High school because of the Way it will affect the students and their course of study. Don t think those youngsters Are mature said Adams Quot that year the ninth Grade is quite a year for growing up this is what concerns me be most a Adams said he has had experience teaching in school system where the ninth graders were grouped together with senior High students and a found that it created a lot of problems Quot Quot the younger students can feel intimidated they done to have the Opportunity to find themselves As they would if they were in a Junior High school. The More mature ones seem to be Able to fit in but the others have continued on Page 2 Quie to sign stadium tax repeal measure St Paul Minn a gov. Al Quie said today hell sign a Bill repealing a 2 percent liquor tax needed for construction of a new sports stadium and said hell meet with legislative leaders in an Effort to a Start Over again a Quie said he has Quot no burning desire for either a Minneapolis or Bloomington site but said some Type of new facility is a High priority in a prepared statement Quie said Quot my Foremost consideration is that j want to keep All of our current major league sports teams in Minnesota. We worked hard to get the teams Here and they have added immensely to the Quality of life in our Quie said the use of a tax to subsidize the operations of a proposed new stadium is the key Issue that caused the 1977 stadium Law to flounder. The tax repeal Means that no form of new or remodeler stadium can be built without further legislative action because some Type of tax is needed to undergird stadium Bonds Quie told a press conference that he does not intend to Lay out his own plan and insist that lawmakers follow it in the Only hints of How he might feel about new proposals. Quie said a new football stadium in the University of Minnesota area ought to be considered and said he would not find a statewide i percent liquor tax objectionable Quie invited six legislators to meet this noon and discuss the next Steps. Meanwhile the House local and Urban affairs committee began hearings on two Bills to specify Bloomington As the site for any new stadium construction a Quie aide said new information scheduled for presentation to the House committee indicates that a new Bloomington stadium also would require an operating subsidy. The fact that a domed Minneapolis stadium could not operate without a tax subsidy was one of the chief reasons lawmakers second guessed their 1977 decision to authorize a stadium. The fact that a subsidy would be needed was not revealed until last fall. Quie said his action however does not Rule out still another at two Owatonna men killed in Accident inside the Tribune comics. To markets. 13 crossword. To deaths. 13 opinion Page. 4 sports. 8 Bridge. 7 to guide to daily records .13 Horoscope. 6 family Page. 5 area weather forecast fair tonight. Lows in the mid and upper 20s warmer tuesday with Clear to partly Cloudy skies. Highs in the upper 40s to mid 50s. Winds Southeast five to 15 Miles per hour today. High temperature sunday 35. Low temperature sunday 20. Clarks Grove two Owatonna men died Early this morning in a one car Accident on co. Re. 45 near Clarks Grove. The men Ages 17 and 20, were killed when their car went off the Roadway skidding sideways and rolling six times before coming to a Stop. Both men were thrown out of the car and found dead at the scene. Dead Are 20-year-old Larry Schuller of Owatonna and Christopher Kirst 17, also of Owatonna. The Accident occurred about 12 45 a.m., about one and one Quarter Miles North of Hwy. 251 in Freeborn county. The car was southbound and apparently went out of control As it Rounder a curve in the Road. Freeborn county sheriffs deputies investigated. Three other persons died in weekend traffic accidents and authorities Are searching for the body of a fourth. The body of Alice Plowman 51, was recovered from the rum River near Bethel Minn., sunday after a pickup truck left Isanti county Road to and ran into the River the Isanti county sheriffs office reported. Dragging operations were to continue today for the body of her husband Wesley 51, also believed to have been in the truck when the Accident occurred about 6 . Saturday. The couple was from Bethel two Young men from Belle Plaine Minn., died in a single car Accident saturday night after their car left Carver county Road 40, rolled and struck a tree. Authorities identified the youths As Jerry w. Stier 20, Driver of the car and Lester j. Otto 20, a passenger. Tempt to put a stadium in Minneapolis referring to a new University area stadium or putting a dome Over a remodeler memorial stadium. Quie said Quot i think its an option we ought to seriously look at. Because if we reach the Point where ifs necessary to use tax Money to subsidize the operating Cost then we ought to take a very serious look at the University where the people i believe would find it More Quie noted that this would involve More delay in construction a sports facility. Quie said a veto of the liquor tax repeal would not have solved the stadium Issue any More than signing the Bill a there Are All kinds of problems out there the real fight is Over whether we should have a tax to subsidize the operating costs and what kind the real objection came i believe to the use of a metropolitan liquor tax to subsidize the operating costs that a what got us into the Quie was to meet with the two Del leaders of the legislature sen Nicholas Coleman. St. Paul and rep Irv Anderson. International Falls. Senate minority Leader Robert Ash Bach Arden Hills the chairman of a House tax division Robert Searles. Orono and the two sponsors of the repeal Bills. Sen John Chenoweth and rep Ray Faricy both of St. Paul the meeting was to be closed the Chenoweth Faricy Bill does not repeal the 1977 stadium Law but does delete the Power to Levy the liquor tax in the seven county twin cities area on aug i without the tax no Bonds could be sold if there is no further legislation the metropolitan sports facilities commission will continue in existence and will operate metropolitan stadium Freeborn Mower boards to meet on joint Caa the Freeborn county Board of commissioners will meet with their Mower county counterparts the evening of april 25 at the Kahler Motel in Albert Lea to discuss the feasibility of establishing a joint Community action Agency Caa the Caa a Federal government supported self help program designed to Aid Low income families and individuals has caused some controversy Between the com a Okay Okay signs from Paul Reese left and Dave Jepson right indicate the Spring swimming is Fine. Cold but Fine. Both got a taste of the water in Bancroft Creek behind Jepsonn a House when their raft overturned saturday afternoon. The plunge Felt so Good they decided to try a swim later. Derailment threatens evacuation of town Crestview Fla a shifting winds wafted toxic fumes from wrecked Railroad tankers and threatened the evacuation of the 10,0 10 Resi dents of this Florida Panhandle town today More than 4,500 others from an 80-Square-mile area near the town were already in emergency shelters no serious injuries were reported. Civil defense officials worried that the chlorine Laden winds might begin Drifting toward Crestview from the scene of a Louisville amp Nashville Railroad derailment four Miles away in the meantime a Railroad disaster team experts in Haz ardous materials a was walking to the the scene of sunday s derailment that left 28 tank cars in a jumbled pile said Tom Nichols county civil defense director Quot chlorine Gas is starting to smell pretty bad a burning noses a said civil decease spokeswoman Lavern Blocker while More than 4.500 persons already evacuated from the Region North and West of Crestview were housed in emergency shelters authorities moved out about six or seven additional families today Clearing an 80-Square-mile area within 14 Miles of the town evacuees spent the night in schools churches and armoires sunday night officials had missioners the league of women voters and other county groups since its proposal last summer. The meeting is the first interest the commissioners have shown in establishing a Caa Here. County coordinator Robert Hanson said today that the commissioners Are also interested in meeting with Albert Lea City officials to discuss the Caa but no meeting has been arranged yet. Derailed train a Louisville and Nashville freight train is scattered just past the yellow River near Crestview fla., sunday. Jesus chosen apostles a mixed group said they were hoping the toxic gases would dissipate by morning but the shifting wind did not cooperate a on a scale of one to to. This Accident rates pretty High on Tho said George Moon chief of the Federal environmental Protection Agency s hazardous spill Section in Atlanta about 28 tank cars toppled off the track sunday morning after Clearing a Wood and steel trestle spanning the yellow River in a wooded swampy area of the Panhandle accessible Only from the air and River in addition to chlorine anhydrous ammonia and acetone were reported leaking. The remaining cars of the ii car Lan train contained methanol anhydrous ammonia Fulfur acetone phenol and liquid chlorine said Moein one car loaded with deadly carbolic acid was hanging off the Bridge most of the emergency Crews left the site sunday night Quot we re hoping the toxic gases will dissipate by said fire chief Bob Barrow of nearby Eglin air Force base no serious injuries were reported. Authorities said a fish Erman who inhaled some of the fumes was hospitalized for observation the Federal Railroad administration in february described the Lan a subsidiary of Seaboard coast line Railroad As having Quot the worst record of any Railroad of the country Quot in handling hazardous materials sixteen people died last year when an Lan train derailed in Waverly. Tenn the wreck came just two Days after the Fra lifted a 3 Mph Speed limit on the Section of track near Crestview creation Bill Defeated St Paul Minn. A the House education committee today rejected a Bill which would have required Minnesota school districts to offer courses on creation if the theory of evolution is also taught the vote was 22-7 against the Bill sponsored by rep Paul aasness in Elbow Lake six in lawmakers and one voted for the Bill while nine to publicans and 13 Deflers voted backers of the legislation said the biblical account of creation would not have to be used in Public schools because enough material is available on the theory of Quot scientific creation Quot editors note a this is the first instalment of a five part easter series about the apostles the Fine but faulty 12. Drawn from scripture and other ancient Christian writings this first part focuses on Nathaniel also called Bartholomew and on Matthew. By George w. Cornell a religion writer besides a gang a breach in manners this close association with the Riffraff seemed to Nathanael to Lack taste. And yet he had to admit Jesus did awaken some startlingly excellent qualities even in the Wastrel and harlots. Most Peculiar Nathanael pursed his lips a bit flustered by it All. To his fastidious sensibilities it was quite unseemly to put it mildly the Way Jesus went about heartening the dumb diseased and lame the ritually unclean. Touching those lepers with Bells on their necks. Dining with that Servile Gold grubbing publican zacchaeus. Talking intimately with that detested Samaritan Jezebel even though custom forbade a Man to speak publicly with any woman. The other apostles also were scandalized at that Nathanael sniffed loftily recalling it. A singular one indeed this Jesus he braced up the Shab Biest and lowest unashamedly advocating it. A was you did it to one of the least of these my Brethren a he said a you did it to what must have particularly stung Nathanael however was when Jesus chose Levi later called Matthew a disreputable tax collector for the hated roman usurpers As a trusted companion one of Jesus Council of 12, symbolizing the 12 tribes of Israel. It was a select significant edition As Nathanael saw it an lored place with a teacher whom he deemed the extended hand of god. Surely it seemed indiscreet to include a Toady to the foreign oppressor in that elect Circle. Yet they were an uncommonly mixed lot those 12, highly individualistic of different outlooks and dispositions some of them sharply in conflict. Even blood ties seemed to have been frayed in one Case by past discord. The evidence indicates at least three pairs of Brothers among them including Matthew whose past Alliance with Rome a grinding system of Imperial tribute must Nave antagonized his disapproving brother the jewish Patriot James both sons of Alphaeus. More specifically identified As Brothers were the ambitious High Strung sons of the wealthy Zebedee James and John apparently cousins of Jesus both closely associated with another pair the tall sturdy Andrew and his blustery brother Simon Peter. The foursome together had worked in a big fishing business owned by Zebedee the other six included the sceptical yet courageous Carpenter Thomas the polished studious Nathanael surname Bartholomew of intimated Royal lineage his Mutual Friend the stolid amiable Philip and three apparently passionate jewish nationalists besides James son of Alphaeus a Thaddaeus Simon the zealot and the fretful treasurer Judas Iscariot. All but he a Lone Judean from Korioth in southerly Judea came from the rebellious Northern Hill country of Galilee whose people were described by first Century historian Josephus As argumentative innovative fond of sedition but a withal the most chivalrous of the area seethed with persistent uprisings crushed repeatedly and ruthlessly by roman troops. It was in this restless soldering environment swirling with liberation yearnings suspicions and retaliations that the jewish rabbi Jesus began his ministry by enlisting his coterie of 12, preparing them to per Btu ate his message of god s Undine restoration of Mankind. Quot behold i sent you out As sheep in the midst of wolves a he told them one night the stars hanging Low Over the galilean Hills. A so be Wise As serpents and innocent As doves you will be hated by All for my names Sake. But he who endures to the end will be saved. Quot so have no fear of them. What i Tell you in the dark utter in the Light and what you hear whispered proclaim upon the housetops. Awl do not fear those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. He who finds his life will lose it and he who loses his life for my Sake will find it had an unsettling tone to the refined intellectual Nathanael yet also the ring of ultimate reclamation often called Bartholomew meaning Bartolmia son of to Mai he had previously lived in an impressive Orchard ringed House in the socially elite galilean town of Cana a cultivated properly decorous Man of aesthetic tem cerament and delicate Frame e had been in his Garden Reading when his usually pragmatic Friend Philip emerged through the Trees and announced a we have found him of whom Moses in the Law and also the prophets wrote the son of Joseph Quot at the time Nathanael sat on a hair lounge in the Shade of a magnificent 15-foot Fig tree its branches spreading 25 feet through Many an hour he had studied there immersed in jewish scripture and the Law in which ancient accounts say he was a the setting was recommended by rabbis for contemplation and Nathanael scrupulously upheld proprieties Oil gleamed on his Black curly hair and finely combed Beard he was said to be of Noble birth connected by descent with the egyptian House of Ptolemy he gazed up quizzically at Philips extravagant claim his brows arching Over his aristocratic ally straight nose his Large dark eyes registering amusement he knew of Josephus carpentry business in the neighbouring peasant Village of Nazareth Only 30 furlongs 3.5 Miles to the Southwest. To the fashionably Correct residents of Cana Nazareth seemed rustic ally backward with a reputation for Petty gossip rutted streets a whitened houses and Only one Well. Daintily brushing a Leaf from continued on Page 2 used camper sold by using want and with the vocation season in full swing now is the time to sell your used camper this Man had no trouble Selling his by placing an and in the Tribune want and Section for Sale 1974 Chevrolet by camper excellent shape priced to sell Call after 6pm xxxix. This of ran under the miscellaneous classification sporting goods for Sale for Only three Days. It was slated to run in the paper six Days. Get your classified listed today so that you can get Quick results tomorrow dial 373 1411 before 5 . Your and will Start with the next Issue of the Albert Leo Tribune. Faculty members object to plan to close Junior High building

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